Nabadwips twin town Mayapur lies across the river a sort, often overcrowded ferry ride away, with the prominent massive stupa like temple belonging to ISCKON. The whole of Mayapur is infused with Hare Krishna ambiance, the Hare Krishna sect is clearly visible across the water. The mazy temple symbolizes the contemporary face of Vaishnavism, stands in the middle of an ornamental park and is extremely popular especially at weekends.
Sight And ActivitiesISCKON Temple
ISCKON in Mayapur is the international headquarter. The main deities are Radha Madhav. The Deities are of life size image, the main deities of Radha and Madhav (another name of Lord Krishna) are surrounded by eight Gopis, four in each side of the main deities. Other prominent figures are Pancha Tattva Advaita Acharya who are Lord Nityananda, Lord Chaitanya, Gadadhara and Srivasa Thakur and Lord Narsimha.
Nabadwip is altogether a Vaishnava town, but Nabadips most atmospheric temple is Kali Bari at Poramatolla, dedicated to goddess Kali who is a one of the most revered god among Hindus. The most impressive part of it, is goddess Kali is tucked into the folds of one of the most impressive banyan tree.
Shree Chaitanya Yogapitha
According to the legends, Shri Chaitanya was born beneath a neem tree. There is a neem tree at the spot and people believe that it is the same tree where Mahaprabhu was born. There is a hut where his life is been displayed with the help of clay models. After ISCKON temple, it is the second most visited place in Mayapur.